18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards

The 18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards is the 18th edition of the D.I.C.E. Awards, an annual awards event that honors the best games in the video game industry. The awards are arranged by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), and were held at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on February 5, 2015 (2015-02-05). It was also held as part of the Academy's 2015 D.I.C.E. Summit, and was hosted by stand up comedian Pete Holmes.[1]

18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards
DateFebruary 5, 2015 (2015-02-05)
VenueHard Rock Hotel and Casino
CountryLas Vegas, Nevada, USA
Hosted byPete Holmes
Most awardsMiddle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (8)
Most nominationsMiddle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (9)
Overall Game of the YearDragon Age: Inquisition
PioneerAllan Alcorn and Ralph H. Baer

Dragon Age: Inquisition won Game of the Year, while Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor won the most awards and received the most nominations. Ubisoft received the most nominations as a publisher with Ubisoft Montreal receiving the most nominations as a developer.

Allan Alcorn received the Pioneer Award, for creating Pong, one of the first video games. Ralph H. Baer, designer of the Magnavox Odyssey, also was posthumously awarded the Pioneer Award. The Apple App Store received the first Technical Impact Award.[2]

Winners and NomineesEdit

Winners are listed first, highlighted in boldface, and indicated with a double dagger ( ).[3][4]

Outstanding Innovation in Gaming
Handheld Game of the Year

Special AwardsEdit


Technical ImpactEdit

Games with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Companies with multiple nominationsEdit

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards Winners". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 19 June 2022.
  2. ^ "Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Special Awards". Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences. Retrieved 11 June 2022.
  3. ^ Seedhouse, Alex (2015-02-08). "Nintendo scoop three awards at the 18th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards". Nintendo Insider. Retrieved 2022-07-10.
  4. ^ "Dragon Age: Inquisition Takes Game of the Year at DICE Awards". The Escapist. 2015-02-06. Retrieved 2022-07-10.